Minor incident at Westminster apartment

April 17, 2015

Police cars rushed to Westminster East Apartments this morning, followed by fire trucks. The fire call there turned out to be minor. Chief Chris Smith said there was a grease flareup on the stove in one of the apartment units and the occupant had the fire extinguished before fire fighters arrived.

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Father, daughter both named teacher of the year

April 17, 2015

Amanda Link Harris was recently named Teacher of the Year at Walhalla High School. Her father, Dale Link, was named Teacher of the Year at Tamassee-Salem High School. Both father and daughter are graduates of Southern Wesleyan University. The daughter never considered a career other than teaching. She was born into a family of educators.…

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28-year old man charged in Utica drug case

April 17, 2015

A man walking across someone else’s backyard in Utica community near Seneca raised the suspicions of an Oconee sheriff’s deputy. The man wound up arrested and charged Wednesday night with manufacturing methamphetamine. The Sheriff’s Office has identified the arrested man as John Daniel Alexander Price, 28-year old resident of Sirrine Street. Narcotics officers and a…

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Spring concert tonight

April 17, 2015

The annual spring concert by the Tri-County Technical College Chorus is 7 o’clock tonight in the Marshall Parker Auditorium on the Pendleton campus. The concert, featuring a new jazz band, is free and open to the public.

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“It’s an incredible amount of money”

April 17, 2015

“It’s an incredible amount of money” 0630, Fri., 17 April 2015..lrm For a retail water supplier, such as Pioneer Rural Water District, $16.5 million is a lot of money. Pioneer board member Eddie Grant calls $16.5 million “an incredible amount,” but he believes the water district is making the right move to borrow the sum…

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Student’s death top priority for Sheriff’s Office

April 17, 2015

Oconee sheriff’s officers are indicating there is a balancing act underway to determine what happened to Clemson student Tucker Hipps and to release information to the media and public anxious to know what happened. Captain Greg Reed of the Sheriff’s Office said, “However, finding out what happened to Tucker for his family and preserving the…

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Calendar

  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 8, 2015 11:50 amDuke Energy Siren Test
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 12, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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